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City arts grants scaled back ahead of budget cuts

Published Oct. 18 2018

After the Jefferson City Council slashed the city's Cultural Arts Commission's budget for the upcoming fiscal year, the commission has...

Republicans on defense to explain stance on pre-existing conditions

Published Oct. 18 2018

In ads and speeches, Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is pounding Missouri voters with a single message: Her Republican challenger...

Dogs, veterans train to overcome PTSD

Published Oct. 18 2018

Half a dozen U.S. veterans walked their dogs along downtown sidewalks Monday as part of a training exercise.

High Street comes alive with zombies Oct. 25

Published Oct. 18 2018

Thousands of zombies will converge once again on downtown Jefferson City for the final Thursday Night Live this year from...

JC family to accept Habitat for Humanity home tonight

Published Oct. 18 2018

The partnership between Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent Financial will dedicate its 13th home this evening.

Evaluation template OK'd for State Street property work

Published Oct. 18 2018

With the deadline for redevelopment proposals for an East State Street property quickly approaching, the Jefferson City Housing Authority Board...

‘Hocus Pocus’ to be shown Saturday at Riverside

Published Oct. 18 2018

Capitol City Cinema and the Jefferson City Cultural Arts Commission will screen “Hocus Pocus” on Saturday at Ellis-Porter Riverside Park...

Governor calls for increased awareness of importance of white canes

Published Oct. 18 2018

Monday was “White Cane Awareness Day,” Gov. Mike Parson proclaimed.The National Federation of the Blind announced the proclamation and shared...

St. Louis attorney sues Parson over Sunshine requests

Published Oct. 18 2018

In his ongoing effort to get information about “dark money” and its effects on state government operations, St.

Two high school projects still slightly under budget

Published Oct. 18 2018

Construction cost estimates for Jefferson City's two public high school projects have risen, but are still under budget, according to...

JCPD officer honored for keeping streets safe

Published Oct. 18 2018

A Jefferson City police officer was given the top award during a ceremony Wednesday night recognizing law officers from across...

Asphalt dreams: Local student aspires to drive through NASCAR program

Published Oct. 18 2018

Ryu Taggart sat in a Diamond Pet Foods racing suit in front of bright lights and cameras during a news...

Collision knocks driver off scooter

Published Oct. 17 2018

A Jefferson City man was injured today when a vehicle struck the motor scooter he was driving on U.S. 50/63...

Minor injuries reported in single-vehicle crash Tuesday

Published Oct. 17 2018

One person was hurt in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Cole County.

Ameren offering benefits of solar energy, without the panels

Published Oct. 17 2018

For the first time, Ameren Missouri customers can choose to receive the benefits of solar energy without installing a solar...

Moniteau County Toys for Tots asks for help in year two

Published Oct. 17 2018

A local charity in its second year is asking for Moniteau County's help for the upcoming holiday season.

Former Mid-Mo lawmen named to Public Safety positions

Published Oct. 17 2018

A former Moniteau County sheriff and a former member of the Jefferson City Police Department have been named to two...

PACs contribute heavily to local candidates in final weeks of general election

Published Oct. 17 2018

Candidates' financial reports may indicate that both parties see the seats for Missouri House of Representatives Districts 49 and 50...

Probation granted in tampering with evidence case

Published Oct. 17 2018

A Jefferson City man has been placed on five years of supervised probation in connection with a shooting that occurred...

St. Louis man gets probation in Lincoln University pepper spray incident

Published Oct. 17 2018

A St. Louis man has been placed on two years of unsupervised probation in connection with pepper-spraying four people at...

Charges filed after July chase in Jefferson City

Published Oct. 17 2018

A Jefferson City man has been charged in connection with a chase with authorities in July.Lionel Gurley, 41, is charged...

Cole County candidates release campaign finance reports

Published Oct. 17 2018

Campaign finance reports for candidates in contested Cole County races in the Nov. 6 general election were due Monday for...

Galloway leads auditor candidates in fundraising

Published Oct. 17 2018

As of Sept. 30 — the last day covered by the most recent campaign finance reports — Democrat Nicole Galloway...